Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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 Barbara Ryan / ... (1,581 episodes, 1978-2010)
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 Emily Stewart / ... (1,581 episodes, 1992-2010)
Don Hastings ...
 Bob Hughes / ... (1,559 episodes, 1960-2010)
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 Holden Snyder / ... (1,535 episodes, 1985-2010)
Eileen Fulton ...
 Lisa / ... (1,525 episodes, 1960-2010)
Elizabeth Hubbard ...
 Lucinda Walsh / ... (1,524 episodes, 1984-2010)
Ellen Dolan ...
 Margo Hughes / ... (1,518 episodes, 1989-2010)
Kathryn Hays ...
 Kim Hughes / ... (1,505 episodes, 1972-2010)
Marie Masters ...
 Susan Stewart (1,497 episodes, 1968-2010)
Scott Holmes ...
 Tom Hughes (1,463 episodes, 1987-2010)
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 Nancy Hughes / ... (1,450 episodes, 1956-2010)
Kathleen Widdoes ...
 Emma Snyder (1,448 episodes, 1985-2010)
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 Katie Peretti / ... (1,366 episodes, 1998-2010)
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 Jessica Griffin / ... (1,217 episodes, 1987-2009)
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 John Dixon / ... (1,132 episodes, 1969-2010)
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 Carly Tenney / ... (824 episodes, 1995-2010)
Michael Park ...
 Jack Snyder / ... (815 episodes, 1997-2010)
Roger Howarth ...
 Paul Ryan / ... (713 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Meg Snyder / ... (636 episodes, 2005-2010)
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Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

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Drama | Romance

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2 April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Così gira il mondo  »

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| (1956-1975) | (1975-)

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(1999-)| (1956-1987)| (1987-1999)

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(1956-1967)| (1967-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The daytime serial Another World (1964) was conceived as a spinoff of this show. It was submitted to CBS, which decided not to air the new program. After "Another World" was picked up by NBC, CBS refused to allow any major characters from this show to appear on the new one. However, one minor character, Mitchell Dru (Geoffrey Lumb), who had also appeared on the CBS soap opera The Brighter Day (1954), did appear on 'Another World". See more »

Goofs

On the episode that aired 1-4-05, Julia refers to Holden (Jon Hensley) as "Jon" in an emotional scene at the Lakeview Lounge while talking to Lisa. See more »

Quotes

Carly Snyder: I'm surprised, I'm surprised after having one your Mom didn't stop right there. What was she thinking?
Henry Coleman: She wasn't thinking, she was weighing the odds. You know, this horse, that horse. Mater had a bit of a gambling problem.
Carly Snyder: She hung out at the track?
Henry Coleman: All day, every day. If you're a thoroughbred you get her attention, but if you're just some mutt on two legs... you know.
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Referenced in Soap: Wie is er niet groot mee geworden? (2009) See more »

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20 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As The World Turns started on my birthday in 1956. I was in high school and since the show was only 1/2 hour, I was able to watch it on my lunch hour. I have watched it all these years and really love it. ATWT has produced some great actors and actresses. I loved Meg Ryan as Betsy and Julianne Moore as Franny. I thought Brian Bloome was terrific as Dusty. I was very saddened when the Judge and then Christopher Hughes died. I feel I have grown old with Bob, Kim and Lisa. I wish some of the older actresses could be brought back. I really miss Frannie and Betsy. This year (April 2, 2006) I will have been watching this show for 50 years. So, happy birthday to me and to As The World Turns.


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